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Srinivasa Rao

Srinivasa Rao

Srinivasa Rao
Scientist Bioinformatics Group
Biology Division CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology



Dr.M.Srinivasa Rao is working as a scientist in Biology Division of CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad, India. He obtained Masters Degree in Biotechnology from Bharathidasan University and PhD in Zoology from Osmania University. He has breadth of research experience in epidemiology vector borne diseases, disease modelling and spatio-temporal mapping studies. He is also working on the role of climatic factors on transmission of various vector borne diseases like malaria, Japanese encephalitis and dengue. Besides these studies, mosquito bio-efficacy studies and antimicrobial activity are also carried out against various natural and synthetic compounds. He was awarded with travel grant from York University, Canada to present his work in Canada. He has 32 research publications in peer reviewed national and international journals. He has contributed to four book chapters, and holds 05 copyright/patents for his scientific contributions, till date.


Research Interest

Medical Entomology, Infectious diseases, Disease modelling and Computational Biology.